CBD tinctures: Everything You Need to Know
A lot of treatments are available today which were not in the market just a couple of years ago. As cannabis-based therapeutic products are widely available and continue to grow in importance. The cannabinoids like CBD in tinctures, are showing much promise in treating a vast array of conditions.
CBD oil and other CBD based products are growing more and more in popularity, so let’s have a look at how they can impact your life!
What is a CBD tincture?
A Cannabidiol(CBD) tincture is a dropper bottle which contains active CBD suspended in oil to supplement a diet. Taking CBD oil this way (drops under the tongue) is one of the most common and best ways to consume CBD oil, which is why many people buy CBD tinctures.
CBD tinctures are produced by the extraction of CBD from the hemp plant, usually from C02 extraction which separates the CBD from other compounds found in the plant. Without the use of any additives, oils or alcohols.
Now the resultant liquid can be mixed with a carrier oil like coconut or olive oil. Now as it is concentrated, it can be much stronger than most other CBD based products.
The final product is very potent with a high CBD content and not more than 0.3 THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol – The compound which produces the psychoactive effect).
How to apply a CBD tincture?
Since CBD tinctures are concentrated, it is best to start with a low dose. Usually 2 – 3 drops taken under the tongue twice a day. But please refer to the manufacturers instructions, as the strength can vary.
Most people take it sublingually (underneath the tongue), as research shows that substances taken sublingually is absorbed faster by the body than any other oral methods.
Whenever taking a CBD tincture sublingually, it is best to hold the drops under tongue for at least a minute to let it absorb before swallowing the rest. You can follow this with water or juice if the taste isn’t to your liking.
Benefits of using a CBD tincture
CBD products is being used more and more to treat symptoms of depression, anxiety, chronic pain and much more. It is being used for cats and dogs to improve general health, fear and anxiety.
The more we learn about CBD and its impact on the body and mind the more we are astounded that, is hasn’t been made more available or even qualified as a medicinal product.
CBD tinctures are showing, meticulously,that they have the qualities of a potent anti-inflammatory and antiseptic compound.
CBD oil tinctures are one of the easiest, and most convenient, ways to consume your CBD. They are small and discreet so can be carried in your pocket. They require not heating, just simply place a few drops under the tongue!
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